Mr Keith Clive COMPTON (1900 - 1977)**
- Date of Birth: 16/05/1900
- Place of Birth: Maitland, New South Wales, Australia
- Date of Death: 06/12/1977
- Place of Death: Lismore, New South Wales, Australia
|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||12 Sep 1959||31 Mar 1965||5yr(s) 6mth(s) 20day(s)|
|Member for Lismore||12 Sep 1959||5 Feb 1962||2yr(s) 4mth(s) 25day(s)|
39th (1950 - 1953)
|Member for Lismore||3 Mar 1962||31 Mar 1965||3yr(s) 29day(s)|
40th (1962 - 1965)
|Minister for Lands||3 Mar 1961||14 Mar 1962||1yr(s) 12day(s)|
|Minister for Lands||14 Mar 1962||13 May 1965||3yr(s) 1mth(s) 30day(s)|
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). Joined in 1940, various offices in district organisation, resigned in 1966
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Engineer. Educated at West Maitland High School; articled to surveyor Marcus Hines, Muswellbrook; Associate Member of the Institute of Engineers of Australia; assistant engineer at Kyogle Shire from 1925 until 1930, engineer Gundurimba shire, Lismore from 1930 until 1959; with Allied Works Council Oaklands near Albury during war; director of Lismore Base Hospital in 1950's. Member of board of Lismore Technical College and the Parents and Citizens Association.
Local Government Activity
Alderman at Lismore in c.1939.
Son of William John Compton, mercer, and Eva Dufty. Married Mennie Irene Williams on 2 June 1928 and had issue, 3 daughters and 1 son. Burial at Lismore cemetery from St Andrew's Church of England.